Home / Tag Archives: NBG

Tag Archives: NBG

Cowal buys Catherwood Construction Materials

Scottish builders merchant Cowal Building and Plumbing Supplies has bought Catherwood Construction Materials. Cowal, an established family-run business with four branches located in key areas along the West Coast of Scotland, will retain the Catherwood name and team, including general manager Kevin Ellis, and continue to invest in the business. …

Read More »

Mannok voted hero of the NBG’s lockdown Supplier Awards

Irish cement and building materials brand Mannok has swept the board for the second year in a row at the National Buying Group Supplier of the Year Awards. Though its annual conference and awards could not go ahead as planned, NBG held a virtual event tonight (Wednesday November 25th) which …

Read More »

Bernard Exton Supplies is the latest partner to join the National Buying Group

National Buying Group (NBG) is growing its list of partners once again as Bernard Exton Supplies is the latest to join the group of independent builders merchants. Extons is the UK’s leading roofing material supplier to London and the home counties. The company offers a complete range of roofing products …

Read More »

The NBG Annual Conference returns

On the 19-20th November, NBG is taking place in Glasgow and will see hundreds of delegates arrive at the Scottish Event Campus. Over the two days delegates will have access to exclusive deals, a first-look at new products and the opportunity to network with like-minded partners and suppliers from the …

Read More »

Abbeygate Builders Merchants Ltd joins NBG

The National Buying Group (NBG) is adding to its list of partners yet again, as it announces the recruitment of London-based merchant Abbeygate Builders Merchants Ltd. Specialising in timber, aggregates, building materials, tools and fixings, Abbeygate opened its doors in 1992, and has been providing West London’s contractors with quality …

Read More »

Tinhay Building Supplies joins NBG

National Buying Group (NBG) is adding to its list of partners once again as Tinhay Building Supplies Ltd is the latest to join the group of independent builders merchants. In 1999, Tinhay began trading in the South West and now operates out of three branches in Lifton, Launceston and Tavistock. …

Read More »

Partners praise the support of the NBG

Three builders’ merchants are celebrating one year of partnership with National Buying Group (NBG), Britain’s premier buying group for independent merchants. Builders’ Merchant Company Ltd (BMCo) and Merritt & Fryers, both based in Yorkshire, along with Newton Abbott merchants Civil Solutions have all seen significant changes since they joined NBG …

Read More »

3 Success Stories for NBG Partners

Three National Buying Group (NBG) partners are looking forward to brighter futures with recent developments including the launch of a brand-new café, tackling mental health in the workplace and the re-opening of a showroom after a fire decimated the old building. Ware Heating and Bathroom Supplies (WHABS) has re-opened its …

Read More »

Parker Building Supplies buys Stamco

Parker Building Supplies, the Sussex-based independent builders’ merchant, has acquired fellow NBG member Stamco, based in Hastings. The acquisition, funded by Parkers’ strategic partner, Cairngorm Capital, is a key step in Parkers’ strategy to expand its business through a combination of acquisitions, new site development and organic growth. Established in …

Read More »

Three new Board Members for National Buying Group

National Buying Group (NBG), the UK’s premier buying group for independent merchants, has announced three members to its board following April’s executive board elections. The three new board members are Keith Olver, a first-timer on the board, Glynis Catterson, who has been re-elected and Jim Parlato, who will be replacing …

Read More »